Gilas Pilipinas defeats China

Terrence Romeo

Gilas Pilipinas defeated China, 72-69 led by Terrence Romeo with 18 points (3/4 from 3) held in Bologna, Italy. Andray Blatche with 14 points and 12 rebounds for Gilas. Yi Jianlian, Qi Zhou and Ailun Guo did not play for China.

Jeff Chan contributed 10 points (2/2 from 3) while Jayson Castro scored 9 points. Ranidel de Ocampo was ejected in the 2nd quarter after an altercation with a player from China.

Terrence Romeo made 2 crucial three-point shots in the 4th quarter (13 points in the 4th) while Marc Pingris made a clutch basket and 1/2 free throws in the dying minutes of the game to seal the win for Gilas Pilipinas.

This was the 1st game of Gilas Pilipinas after the announcement of the Final 12 players who will play in the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament and the last tune-up game in Europe as they will go back to Manila after almost 3 weeks of training outside the country.

Philippines 72 – Romeo 18, Blatche 14, Chan 10, Castro 9, Fajardo 5, Reyes 5, Pingris 3, Rosario 3, Aguilar 2, Norwood 2, Parks 1, de Ocampo 0.

8 Responses to Gilas Pilipinas defeats China

  1. Chris says:

    Yi Jianlian, Qi Zhou and Ailun Guo did not play for China. ummmm Ok we beated a China second team.

  2. Tomas says:

    Great victory! But without three key Chinese players in the game, that’s not complete. China may be testing the real strength of the Philippines in that game.

  3. Omar says:

    Yeah, whatever…. A win is a win! Good job gilas.

  4. alvin says:

    bakit naman tinanggal pa si calvin ehh alam naman natin lahat na kahit mayabang malaki naman ang maitutulong nya sa gilas ,,tanggalin nayan si parks

  5. James Binco says:

    Pakialam natin kung hindi nglaro yun 3 mongoloids. Well, they will win on us ONLY if they are cheating. Patunay lang yun na nandaya sila kaya nanalo sa FIBA 2015. What if kung sa ibang bansa ginawa yun FIBA 2015, I don’t magagawa nila yun mandaya. Nice one RDO, salamat sinapak mo yun isang tsekwa! What do they think of themselves, tatahimik tayo?? Ulol nila, di lahat ng Pilipino tumatahimk kapag ginawa ng di maganda.

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